LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan lawmakers voted Thursday to end retiree health care coverage for some of their own colleagues and future members of the state Legislature.

The House passed the legislation by a 96-11 vote, sending the measure to Republican Gov. Rick Snyder. The Senate passed the measure earlier this week.

The retiree benefit will be eliminated for lawmakers who have not served at least six years in the Legislature before Jan. 1, 2013. All but two current state senators, Republican Patrick Colbeck of Canton and Democrat Vincent Gregory of Southfield, would remain eligible for the benefit. But most current members of the state House would lose out on the retiree benefit, except for 14 lawmakers who are in their third and final two-year terms.

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